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  • 2,857

  • 725

  • 1%

  • 87,6%

  • 99,2%

  • 99%

West-Driefontein is part of the Driefontein mine. The name is Afrikaans and a literal translation is 'three spring'. (GPS coordinates: 26.3751 S, 27.4509 E).

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population2,857
Young (0-14)0,3%
Working Age (15-64)98,9%
Elderly (65+)0,8%
Dependency ratio1,1
Sex ratio1000
Population density60 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+24,4%
Higher education aged 20+1%
Matric aged 20+19,2%
Number of households725
Average household size1,1
Female headed households0,7%
Formal dwellings99,9%
Housing owned/paying off0,7%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage99%
Weekly refuse removal74,1%
Piped water inside dwelling87,6%
Electricity for lighting99,2%

Place names

Merafong City Municipality